Gotze out for the season

Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder, Mario Gotze, will not play this season according to news on the club’s official website. The German international was diagnosed with a metabolic disorder back in February, and news coming from the club today has stated that he will, at best, be able to join training by the early summer. Dortmund’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke was positive about the World Cup hero’s condition. “BVB wishes Mario Götze a fast recovery,” he said. “Also in the name of their ten million fans.” Gotze moved to league rivals Bayern…

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Liverpool boss admits transfer talks amid multiple links

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed that the Merseyside club have already started preparations for the upcoming summer transfer window. The German manager also added that the club’s participation, or lack of, will dictate their transfer strategy for the summer. “We are in talks with different people – players, agents, all that stuff,” Klopp told the Liverpool Echo. “Not a lot of decisions have been already made at this point. Why should they at this stage? “But we are on the way. At the end, I’m sure we will have…

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Tottenham primed to lose out on Bayern star, Spurs need high bid to land Newcastle midfielder

Borussia Dortmund have agreed a five-year deal with Wolfsburg midfielder Andre Schurrle and are stepping up their interest in Tottenham target Mario Gotze over a return to the club, according to a report by German outlet Kicker (via SB Nation). The Germany international, who played at Euro 2016 for his country, left Dortmund three seasons ago for big rivals Bayern Munich in a £30.8 million deal. However, his time with the Bundesliga champions has been riddled with injury and a lack of playing time, making him a prime transfer target this…

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Arsenal leading the race for German star, forward turns down Liverpool interest

Arsenal are leading the race to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo claims that Bayern want to get rid of the 24-year-old, despite his willingness to fight for his place in Carlo Ancelotti’s squad and the Gunners have emerged as frontrunners in his pursuit. Gotze’s former club Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool have also been linked with the player strongly. Meanwhile, Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has turned down interests from Liverpool and Manchester City to stay at the Emirates Stadium. Football Insider,…

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Jurgen Klopp failed to convince top summer target to move to Anfield

Liverpool have continuously been linked with Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze since Jurgen Klopp has taken charge at Anfield. The German international was long linked with an exit from the Allianz Arena, and the Reds were one of the clubs interested in his service. However, the 23-year-old has recently stated his desire to impress Bayern manager Carlo Ancelotti and now it seems likely that he will stay put at his current club beyond summer. German publication SportBild has claimed that Klopp recently met Gotze, but the player told his former manager…

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Former manager helping Chelsea get star forward, Liverpool ready to fight

Carlo Ancelotti has cleared a path for Mario Gotze to move to former club Chelsea, with the soon-to-be Bayern Munich boss willing to let the German midfielder join the Blues in the summer, according to The Sun. The report states that Gotze has been told that he has no future at the Bundesliga champions and that Chelsea can have him for £35 million. The Blues have already held talks with the 23-year-old’s representatives and are willing to meet the demands of Bayern. However, Chelsea are not the only ones chasing the…

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Bundesliga clubs could scupper Manchester United and Liverpool target plans

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund could scupper transfer plans of Manchester United and Liverpool in the transfer window. United have held a long-term interest in Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels, but it seems like the German international prefers a move to Bayern Munich instead. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed that Hummels is considering a return to the club. Hummels, who left Bayern Munich in 2008, has only one year left on his current deal with Dortmund and is expected to leave the club in the summer. “I can basically…

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Liverpool fans are cautious as transfer rumours intensify [Tweets]

During the last couple of days, transfer rumours linking Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze to Liverpool have intensified. Recently, Sky Sports also confirmed that the Reds are interested in signing the 23-year-old. Gotze will have one year left on his contract in the summer, and reports have suggested that a bid of around £20 million would be enough to bring him to Anfield. However, Liverpool fans are still displaying a lot caution regarding a potential deal. The following tweet perfectly sums up the reason: Absolutely refusing to get my hopes up…

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Liverpool face battle in their pursuit of top summer target

Liverpool have been strongly linked with a move for Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze recently. The Reds manager Jurgen Klopp played a significant role in Gotze’s development at Borussia Dortmund, and now he reportedly wants his former star player to join him at Anfield. However, according to German publication Die Welt, Gotze’s previous club Dortmund are also interested in the player and have enquired about a possibility of bringing their former star back to the club. The report also states that the 23-year old is considering a move back to the…

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Manchester United and Liverpool to battle it out for German star

The Europa League is not the only battleground where Liverpool and Manchester United are facing off against each other this week. Daily Star claims that both clubs are involved in a battle to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze. The 23-year old, who scored the winner in the FIFA World Cup final in 2014, has struggled with injuries this season and has made only 11 appearances for Bayern this season. He finds himself on the fringes of the Bayern squad, and according to the report, Bayern’s new boss Carlo Ancelotti will…

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United eyeing Juventus and PSG stars, City leading race for German playmaker and Arsenal talent

Despite having let the midfielder go on a free transfer in 2012, Manchester United are lining up a bid to sign Paul Pogba during the summer. Juventus are said to value the 22-year-old midfielder at around £62 million, while the Red Devils are facing competition from the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City, and Real Madrid, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport and as reported by Metro. Meanwhile, according to Turin news outlet Tuttosport Juventus continue to monitor Mario Gotze’s situation at Bayern Munich, as the Germany international was linked with a move…

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Chelsea on alert as Juventus identify Paul Pogba replacement

Italian giants Juventus have apparently targeted a move for Bayern Munich playmaker Mario Gotze should Paul Pogba join Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. The Blues were continuously linked with a move for Pogba during the sumer transfer window, but a concrete deal failed to materialise and he ended up stain in Turin. The France international resolved to stay with the Serie A giants in the run up to Euro 2016 next summer, but that hasn’t stopped Juve from targeting a replacement by eyeing up a move for Mario Gotze, according…

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Arsenal gossip: Cavani price set at £35m and Gunners to step up Gotze chase

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Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. Arsenal will need to pay £35m if they want 28-year-old Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to Eurosport. The Uruguayan has emerged as a top target since the deal to sign Karim Benzema has dragged on for far too long. Arsenal’s 18-year-old midfielder Gedion Zelalem held talks with Rangers yesterday over a loan move to the club, but is also wanted by English trio Fulham, Charlton and Birmingham City, the Daily Record reports. The USA international has yet to make a first…

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Arsenal target interested in leaving Bayern Munich this summer

Bayern Munich playmaker and reported Arsenal target Mario Gotze is reportedly interested in leaving the Allianz Arena this summer, according to the Metro. The 23-year-old has fallen out with manager Pep Guardiola, the Metro claim, and is thus trying to engineer a move away from the Bavarian outfit during this window. Arsene Wenger is keen on the attacking midfielder, and may decide that this is the perfect opportunity to try and bring him to the Emirates. The Metro suggest that the Gunners are lining up a £49.6m move for the…

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Arsenal news: Edinson Cavani bid planned, but journalist claims Benzema deal imminent

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli has claimed that Karim Benzema’s move to the Emirates is basically done and will be completed next week, according to the Metro. Giulianelli claimed that the Real Madrid man will wear the number nine shirt for the Gunners. However, frustrations over the Benzema saga has seen Arsene Wenger put Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani at the top of his wishlist, the Metro report. The Gunners are prepared to make a £35.5m bid for the Uruguayan if they fail…

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Arsenal gossip: Wilshere delivers injury boost and Gunners unveil third kit

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Jack Wilshere’s ankle injury appears to be not quite as serious as first thought, according to the Daily Express. Early assessments claimed that the midfielder could be out for three months, but he now could be back available in a matter of weeks. The Gunners have unveiled their new third kit which will be worn during away games in cup competitions, the Daily Express report. The black shirt features three diagonal stripes across the front, and may be debuted at the start…

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Bayern Munich hero admits Man United target is “unhappy” at Allianz Arena

Manchester United and Arsenal have been alerted after former Bayern Munich hero Giovane Elber conceded that Mario Gotze does not seem happy at the Allianz Arena, the Daily Express report. The 23-year-old had established himself as one of the most exciting prospects in the world after helping Borussia Dortmund to the Champions League final during his last season at Westfalenstadion. His rise to prominence then saw him make a move to the Bavarian side in 2013. However, he has struggled to make quite the same impact for Pep Guardiola’s team. Elber…

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Arsenal gossip: Benzema interest real, but two other world-class strikers still linked

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Arsenal are interested in signing Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema this summer, but will not pay Los Blancos’ asking price for the 27-year-old, the Daily Mirror report. The Gunners are hoping that they may be able to do a deal later in the window for a lower fee. Arsene Wenger appears to be preparing to miss out on Benzema however, as the Metro report that the Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani is being lined up for a move. Wenger is hoping that…

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Man United target double move for Bundesliga stars Mario Gotze and Julian Draxler

Manchester United are said to be lining up an ambitious double swoop for Germany internationals Julian Draxler and Mario Gotze, according to the Metro. United boss Louis van Gaal has already put a heavy recruitment drive into practice this summer, bringing in the likes of Bastian Schweinsteiger, Matteo Darmian, Sergio Romero, Memphis Depay and Morgan Schneiderlin. However, the Dutchman has identified areas of his squad that still need strengthening and is plotting a double move for the Bundesliga megastars before the transfer window slams shut. Italian giants Juventus had been…

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Arsenal rumours: Benzema reportedly in town for medical while Bundesliga raid planned

Here is Monday’s news and rumours concerning Arsenal: Karim Benzema’s possible move to Arsenal is reportedly on the verge of happening, according to Venezuelan presenter and Real Madrid fan Jeinny Lizarazo, the Metro report. Lizarazo claimed that the Frenchman was set to arrive in London for a medical. Arsene Wenger is also reportedly lining up a move to sign World Cup winning pair Mario Gotze and Julian Draxler, according to the Metro. The pair have both been linked with Juventus, but could yet end up at the Emirates. However, Wenger has…

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Arsenal plotting bids for TWO World Cup winners, including Bayern Munich star

Arsene Wenger may have vowed not to panic in the wake of Arsenal’s opening weekend defeat to West Ham (via Daily Mirror), but it appears that he is lining up two huge deals to ensure that the Gunners’ fortunes change quickly. According to the Metro, the Frenchman is hoping to complete a Bundesliga raid by signing both Mario Gotze of Bayern Munich and Schalke’s Julian Draxler. The pair were both part of the Germany squad that went on to win last year’s World Cup, with Gotze being the man to…

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Man United gossip: La Liga duo targeted and Bayern ace in line for shock move

Saturday’s biggest Man United news and transfer gossip. The agent of Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze has hinted the 23-year-old could move to the Premier League during the transfer window, with Arsenal and Manchester United showing interest, according to Tuttosport. The Germany international is currently enduring a difficult relationship with head coach Pep Guardiola, giving rise to speculation he could be moving on. Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he still wants to sign two players in the remainder of the transfer window, the Metro reports. The Red Devils…

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Arsenal gossip: Benzema deal still ON despite Wenger comments and Gotze deal a ‘possibility’

Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. Arsenal are still confident of signing Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, 27, despite Gunners boss Arsene Wenger dismissing the move, the Daily Star reports. Wenger is known for keeping his cards close to his chest in regards to transfers, and could be playing coy ahead of one of the biggest transfer deals in their history. Mario Gotze’s agent has admitted he could leave Bayern Munich this summer if a good offer comes in, the Daily Express reports. Arsenal have been heavily linked with…

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Man United and Arsenal alerted as Mario Gotze’s agent talks up move abroad

The agent of Bayern Munich forward Mario Gotze has suggested that the player could make a move overseas if a good offer were to come in for him before the close of the summer transfer window, according to the Daily Express. The Germany international has been linked with a move to the Premier League over the summer (via The Express)with both Arsenal and Manchester United tipped as favourites to land his signature. It is believed that the 23-year-old endures a difficult relationship with manager Pep Guardiola (via Daily Mail), thus…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners star doesn’t think Benzema will join, but another striker target told to leave club

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Santi Cazorla has admitted that Karim Benzema would be an excellent addition to the Gunners’ squad this summer, the Daily Mirror report. However, the Spaniard suggested that Arsene Wenger is not looking to sign the Real Madrid forward. “Benzema is a great player. Every side would like to have him but I think the manager already has his team made and probably he is not looking for another striker,” he stated. Wenger may have been alerted after the Metro reported that Lyon…

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